News Releases

Joint Venture taps San Mateo County CIO Jon Walton as co-chair of its Wireless Communications Initiative  May 2016
Joint Venture celebrates Santa Clara EV charging center opening Apr 2016
Institute update: Peninsula economy surge is straining housing Apr 2016
Joint Venture, County of Santa Clara and Silicon Valley Talent Partnership collaborate to reduce food waste and end hunger in Silicon Valley Mar 2016
Joint Venture board endorses 9-county S.F. Bay Measure AA  Mar 2016
Joint Venture board adds University of Phoenix and Jones Lang LaSalle executives Mar 2016
Joint Venture and Silicon Valley Talent Partnership join to address hunger and food waste Mar 2016
2016 Silicon Valley Index: Tech economy surging to new levels Feb 2016
Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka named recipient of Joint Venture's 2016 Packard Award Jan 2016
Joint Venture partner Urban Harvester receives $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo to help reduce hunger in Bay Area Jan 2016
Silicon Valley, S.F. patents climbing fast Oct 2015
Joint Venture, U.S. Geological Survey join forces Oct 2015
Joint Venture taps Vijay Sammeta as Co-chair of Wireless Initiative Oct 2015
Silicon Valley, S.F. incomes continue upsurge Sep 2015
Sherri Sager of LPCH elected to Joint Venture board Sep 2015
Joint Venture taps David Witkowski as Director of its Wireless Communications Initiative Sep 2015
Bay Area income inequality gap eclipses U.S. Jul 2015
Joint Venture board adds four new members Jun 2015
Silicon Valley population hits 3 million May 2015
Poverty rate 11.3 percent in affluent Bay Area Mar 2015
Joint Venture board elects Sam Liccardo co-chair Mar 2015
New study on clean energy in China and U.S. Mar 2015
2015 Silicon Valley Index: Tech economy flourishing from San Jose to San Francisco and getting hotter Jan 2015
Chuck Reed, Chris DiGiorgio named recipients of 2015 Joint Venture Packard Award Jan 2015
Joint Venture reports a third of Silicon Valley’s young adults are living with a parent Dec 2014
NASA’S Michael Marlaire joins Joint Venture Dec 2014
Sam Liccardo among five new Joint Venture board members Nov 2014
Silicon Valley incomes rising, health insurance coverage gaining, poverty rates declining Sep 2014
Joint Venture board adds Rob Chapman Sep 2014
Joint Venture taps Larry Carr as Executive Vice President Aug 2014
Joint Venture board appoints new co-chair, adds 2 new members Jun 2014
Joint Venture board adds three new members Mar 2014
2014 Silicon Valley Index: Economy is sizzling, but not for all Feb 2014
Grand Boulevard Progress Update Dec 2013
Joint Venture board adds Santa Clara University provost Nov 2013
Joint Venture board adds four new members Sep 2013
Joint Venture adds board members from Google, SVB, McKinsey & Co. Jun 2013
Job Announcement - Institute Director Apr 2013
Joint Venture adds three new board members Mar 2013
2013 Silicon Valley Index: Strong growth propels Silicon Valley from recession Feb 2013
Joint Venture launches Smart Energy Enterprise Development Zone Jan 2013
Lenny Mendonca wins 2013 Packard Award Jan 2013
Joint Venture board elects four new members Jun 2012
Alston + Bird, Ernst & Young partners elected to Joint Venture board of directors Mar 2012
2012 Silicon Valley Index: Region mounting impressive recovery Feb 2012
John A. Sobrato wins 2012 David Packard Award Jan 2012
Joint Venture wins Governor's Environmental Leadership Award Dec 2011
Joint Venture transitions disaster project to NDRC Nov 2011
SJSU president, San Jose airport director elected to Joint Venture board Sep 2011
Joint Venture launches weekly "Inside Silicon Valley" show on KLIV Jun 2011
New group purchasing model slashes cost of solar power Apr 2011
Dinner talk and modern infrastructure Mar 2011
Joint Venture board endorses World EXPO 2020 bid Mar 2011
Menlo College President Jim Kelly elected to Joint Venture board Mar 2011
2011 Silicon Valley Index: Public finance crisis undermining economic recovery Feb 2011
Leon Beauchman to lead Wireless Initiative Jan 2011
Aart de Geus wins 2011 David Packard Award Jan 2011
Joint Venture board elects UPS, University of Phoenix execs Nov 2010
Joint Venture board supports Prop. 22, opposes Prop. 23 Sep 2010
Antonea Colón named 2010-2011 Benest Fellow Jul 2010
Joint Venture appoints federal outreach director Jul 2010
Foothill-DeAnza chancellor, Wells Fargo regional EVP added to Joint Venture board Jun 2010
The 2009 Index of Silicon Valley Jun 2010
The 2008 Index of Silicon Valley Jun 2010
Silicon Valley re-booting job growth, new technologies reshape the region, says Joint Venture’s 2007 Index Jun 2010
The 2004 Index of Silicon Valley Jun 2010
Joint Venture picks Stanford think-tank director as its new chief executive officer Jun 2010
Gordon Earle and Paul Roche elected to Joint Venture Board Jun 2010
Silicon Valley forum on California’s fiscal woes Jun 2010
Regional leaders form new technology initiative Jun 2010
Study finds offshoring less important than other factors to job creation and destruction in Bay Area Jun 2010
Seth Fearey appointed Joint Venture Vice President and COO; Leigh Chronister to direct nano-bio technology initiatives Jun 2010
The 2005 Index of Silicon Valley Jun 2010
San Jose Vice Mayor Cindy Chavez elected to Joint Venture Board Jun 2010
Jean McCown Elected to Joint Venture Board Jun 2010
Joint Venture adds three top hospital executives and tourism chief to board of directors Jun 2010
Joint Venture workforce study urges regional approach in churning economy Jun 2010
Joint Venture taps Disaster Preparedness team Apr 2010
Joint Venture adds two new board members: Bauhaus, Foster Mar 2010
Silicon Valley faces tough climb back from recession Feb 2010
Joint Venture honors Richard M. Levy with 2010 Packard Award Feb 2010
Joint Venture adds three new board members: Greig, Klein, Portnoy Dec 2009
AeA Director Judith Kleinberg named Joint Venture Vice President Oct 2009
Irvine Foundation awards $400,000 to Joint Venture and the Bay Area Economic Forum Oct 2009
A new "homepage" for Silicon Valley Oct 2009
David Katz named Executive Director of Smart Valley Initiative Oct 2009
The 2006 Index of Silicon Valley Oct 2009
Public, private collaboration to design Silicon Valley wide wireless network Oct 2009
Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss elected to co-chair of Joint Venture Board of Directors Oct 2009
Plan for Silicon Valley wireless network takes shape Task Force proposes innovative business model Oct 2009
Silicon Valley seeks proposals for large scale wireless network Oct 2009
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network and SAMCAT announce vendor for Wireless Silicon Valley Oct 2009
New coalition urges gubernatorial candidates to adopt aggressive agenda to ensure California's leadership in innovation and competitiveness Oct 2009
A “Golden Spike” for the 21st century Oct 2009
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network's Smart Health, three hospitals form administrative network to reduce cost and increase dfficiency Oct 2009
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network announces test cities for Wireless Silicon Valley Initiative Oct 2009
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed elected to the Joint Venture Board Oct 2009
Joint Venture unveils powerful online tool bor business location decisions Oct 2009
Joint Venture takes action on global climate change, 24 agencies form regional Climate Change Task Force Oct 2009
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network adds four prominent leaders to Board of Directors: Head, Haight, DiGiorgio, Yost Oct 2009
Kara LaPierre named Joint Venture Vice President Oct 2009
PG&E's Darren Deffner elected to the Joint Venture Board Oct 2009
Three business leaders elected to Joint Venture Board: MacGregor, Ram, Rodriguez Oct 2009
Silicon Valley Index to expand in new partnership Oct 2009
Morgan Family Foundation to invest in Joint Venture Education Initiative Oct 2009
Daughters of Charity Health System and Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network announce $400,000 grant to establish connected electronic patient records Oct 2009
Covad announces launch of wireless broadband mesh network test in San Carlos, California Oct 2009
Joint Venture names veteran Silicon Valley executive to head communications Oct 2009
Colleen Wilcox to lead Joint Venture Education Initiative Oct 2009
NOVA Workforce Board awards $150,000 contract to Joint Venture Oct 2009
Six top Silicon Valley leaders elected to Joint Venture Board: Adams, Alder, Alquist, Gustafson, LeZotte, McCalmont Oct 2009
Leaders of two-county El Camino initiative ink new agreement Oct 2009
New Joint Venture report on improving Silicon Valley cell phone service Oct 2009
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, Accenture Managing Director Chris DiGiorgio named co-chairs of Joint Venture Board; board also adds five new members: Carson, Cinnamon, Dent, Gillis, Walker Oct 2009
Joint Venture names Economic Development Research Expert Josh Williams to head workforce initiative Oct 2009
SJSU president, San Mateo County manager and Cupertino City manager elected to Joint Venture Board of Directors Oct 2009
American Leadership Forum and Joint Venture announce manager for “Realizing the California Dream” project Oct 2009
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital CSO James McCaughey elected to Joint Venture Board Oct 2009
American Leadership Forum-Silicon Valley & Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network announce "Realizing the California Dream” collaborative Oct 2009
Joint Venture appoints Applied Materials Director of Climate Prosperity Oct 2009
Hats Off to Teachers! Oct 2009
Joint Venture appoints Veteran EMS Leader Bruce Lee to head Regional Disaster Preparedness Initiative Oct 2009
Grand Boulevard Task Force releases progress report on improvements to El Camino Real Corridor Oct 2009
Joint Venture Board adds five new members: Gabel, Dhomhnaill, Sim, Smarr, Weis Oct 2009
Joint Venture launches Silicon Valley Climate Prosperity Initiative Oct 2009
Joint Venture Board endorses State Constitutional Convention Oct 2009

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